Pres. Obama may be
the leader of the free world and a man whose decisions can make or break this
great nation of ours, but he’s also the parent of two children. And in a move
that’s equal parts heartwarming and planned PR stunt, the President did some
last minute holiday shopping today. When his trip brought him to Best Buy’s
videogame aisle, after passing PS3s and Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, he came
to the choice many parents made this year: Just Dance 3.
At 1:15 to see POTUS buy a Wii game (but don’t tell his kids, it’d
See everyone, the President’s just like us. His kids like dancing
games, so he buys them dancing games. Still, as we saw the President fill the
same frame as Twilight Princess and Kirby’s Return to Dreamland, we were hoping
he’d pick that up instead. Just imagine him in a four player Kirby match with
John Boenher, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid. Obviously Boehner would be King Dedede.
Anyway, Obama joins millions of others that bought Just Dance 3
this year, as its sales on the Wii alone were more than Skyward Sword’s last
month. And now that the dancing series has spread to PS3 and 360, there seems
to be no stopping its populist message of fun dancing and hope. If that hasn’t sold
you on the game, how about some Wii-exclusive Mario DLC?